October, 2022

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12 Powerful Phrases to Help You Navigate Challenging Workplace Conflict

Let's Grow Leaders

Prepare for Workplace Conflicts. with a few “Go-To” Conversation Starters. Have you ever felt this way? You’re in the middle of a challenging workplace conflict, and you’re at a complete loss for words. You’re mad. They’re mad. Maybe you even say something you can’t take back. And then in the middle of the night, the perfect words come to you.

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Uncertainty vs. Possibility

International Coach Academy

A Coaching Power Tool By Louise Yin Luo, Life & Career Coach, UNITED KINGDOM. Uncertainty vs. Possibility in Life. One of the biggest challenges everyone faces is dealing with uncertainty. Dr Julwel Kenney. Life is full of uncertainties. It can be the recent global pandemic and lockdown restrictions, a business organisational change and restructuring, an economic slowdown with record-breaking inflation, the energy crisis, war, climate change or any form of natural disaster.

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Stop procrastinating now: 17 strategies to get you back in action

The Creative Life

We all procrastinate at times. Here's how to get unstuck and moving again. The post Stop procrastinating now: 17 strategies to get you back in action appeared first on The Creative Life.

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Communicating for Respect

International Coaching Federation

Communication is the transfer of information from one person to another in order to produce greater understanding. It is my attempt to share with you my thoughts, feelings and information, and it is your attempt to understand me. However, due to differences in culture, language, generations and more, communication is not easy. So, how do we strengthen the social fabric that is needed for the transmission of successful communication?

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HIA Technologies Turns a New Chapter in Professional Development and Training

HIA Technologies announces the launch of Qvio™️ - transforming video engagement with two-way interactivity. With Qvio viewers can ask questions and get instant answers from the content owner's Author-Controlled AI™️.

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Will fusion energy help decarbonize the power system?

McKinsey

Nuclear fusion has long been considered a near-impossible clean-energy solution. But technological advances—and the need for a flexible zero-carbon power grid—have made fusion worth considering.

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Performance Review: How to respond to frustrating or lazy performance feedback

Let's Grow Leaders

Speak Up to Get Better Feedback in Your Next Performance Review. A few years ago, I wrote “Avoid These Infuriating Phrases in End-of-Year Feedback” to encourage managers to stop making stupid comments when giving a performance review. This heartfelt post came from years of listening to high-performing employees vent their frustrations about the stupid things their managers said.

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Issue 49 of the NICEC Journal is now available

Adventures in Career Development

The latest issue of the NICEC journal is now available. NICEC is pleased to welcome new authors to the Journal this autumn. The issue was an ‘open call’ and variously addresses theory, practice, diversity, and Covid. The NICEC Journal is now fully open access and has a searchable back catalogue going back to 2000. This issue includes: I’m old enough and I’m young enough: Semi-retirement and career – Cordelia Wise.

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Is it Selfish to Quit?

Eat Your Career

Nearly every week it seems, I hear from someone in this community asking some form of this question: Is it selfish to quit my job? They use different words each time, of course, but it always comes down to this core idea. On the one hand, this tells me that the people who connect with my work are nice. They worry about putting their colleagues in a difficult situation.

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Uniting ICF Chapters During Tragedy to Evoke Positive Social Impact

International Coaching Federation

When Marlene Thomas’s phone rang in March of this year, she had no idea the war in Ukraine would be on the other end of the line. It came in the form of a fellow ICF coach who had a special understanding for the humanity of individuals living through a tragedy many people around the world might barely comprehend. The caller was Larysa Homans, former president of the ICF Ukraine Chapter.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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Power spike: How battery makers can respond to surging demand from EVs

McKinsey

As the auto market embraces electric vehicles, battery demand is soaring. Bold moves in gigafactory construction, supply chain strategy, and talent acquisition can help industry players get ahead.

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Discovering Accessibility In Brands And Beyond With Alexa Heinrich

Forbes Careers

Alexa Heinrich is an award-winning social media manager in Central Florida and the creator of the websites Accessible Social and Social Media Tea.

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How to Leverage Your Skills with the Most Valuable Leadership Practice

Let's Grow Leaders

What’s your most valuable leadership practice? At the start of our work together, we’ll ask leaders and managers around the world for their most valuable leadership practice. There are several answers that consistently rise to the top, including clarity, vision, encouragement, communication, listening, empathy, and support. These are certainly valuable.And when we ask the tens of thousands of leaders and managers we’ve worked with about the most valuable practice they’ve learne

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Green guidance: Why career development needs to pay attention to environmental change

Adventures in Career Development

I’ve just given a presentation to the Career Development Association of Australia looking at the issue of green guidance. In it I argue that climate change and wider environmental issues are becoming increasingly important for our careers. Because of this it is not meaningful to talk to people about their careers without recognising the changing context of environmental change. .

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eWOW 2023 Virtual Summit #OwnYourGrowth

At eWOW, we are all about holistic growth – personal and professional. Growth that goes beyond a job title and paycheck. This year, eWOW 2023 virtual summit focuses on owning your growth – an action plan that will help you chart your path to success that is unique to you.

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10 Visual Marketing Ideas That Drive Results for Small Businesses

crowdspring

Content is king for your small business. Drive results with your content marketing strategy with these ten creative visual marketing ideas.

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International Coaching Federation Announces 2022 Award Winners

International Coaching Federation

Lexington, Kentucky, USA – The International Coaching Federation (ICF) today announced the winners of its annual International Prism Award, Circle of Distinction, and Young Leaders Award. The winners come from regions around the world and reflect the gold standard of the coaching profession. “This year’s honorees are those who truly embody ICF’s core values and strive to support societal progress and empower their clients through coaching,” said Magdalena Nowicka Mook, CEO of ICF.

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Raising the resilience of your organization

McKinsey

Repeatedly rebounding from disruption is tough, but some companies have a recipe for success: a systems mindset emphasizing agility, psychological safety, adaptable leadership, and cohesive culture.

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What is Transgenerational Trauma, and How Does it Affect Our Families?

BetterUp

Jump to section. What is transgenerational trauma? Who is affected by transgenerational trauma? How are intergenerational and historical trauma different? What causes transgenerational trauma? Examples of transgenerational trauma. Symptoms of transgenerational trauma. Ending the cycle of transgenerational trauma. Treatment for transgenerational trauma.

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Top Techniques for Coaching Your Contact Center Agents

Speaker: Francoise Tourniaire - Founder of FT Works, Omid Razavi - Chief Advocacy Officer at SupportLogic, and Gregory Walker - Senior Product Manager at SupportLogic

The 'great resignation' and the 'great talent reshuffle' have impacted contact center and customer support staff as much, if not more than, any other part of the workforce. Couple that with a potentially volatile economy and it's clear that organizations must invest in innovative approaches if they want employees who are engaged and informed enough to significantly improve the customer experience and eliminate the high costs associated with agent attrition.

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Leadership and Selling Your Expertise with Robert Chen

Let's Grow Leaders

What is the secret to ongoing success in every role whether you’re in leadership, accounting, consulting, investment banking, law, or any other type of professional service? It’s not just knowledge, experience, and unique services that set people apart. Success is achieved by adopting the mindset, mastering the strategies, and employing the tactics at the heart of rainmaking – selling your expertise.

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Workshop – The Careers Leaders Handbook: Second edition

Adventures in Career Development

The new edition of The Careers Leader Handbook. On Monday 28th November we will be launching the Second Edition of The Careers Leader Handbook with a one day masterclass in careers leadership led by David Andrews and myself. The masterclass is priced at £215 and includes a copy of the handbook. A lot has changed since we brought out the first version of the Handbook in 2018.

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3 Ways to Stay Engaged In Your Career

Corporette

I’ve seen a lot of discussion lately in the comments about quiet quitting, disengaging from your career, and more — so I thought we’d discuss. What are your best tips on ways to stay engaged in your career? Why do you think it’s important to stay engaged — or the flip side? Can you be engaged in your career and still have a work-life balance more heavily weighted towards life?

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A New York Court Just Reinstated Fired Unvaccinated Workers – What That Could Mean For Workers Across The Country

Forbes Careers

A recent case from the New York Supreme Court for Richmond County may have laid out a roadmap for unvaccinated employees seeking to challenge vaccination requirements. It may also give clues to employers looking for ways to ensure their employment vaccination mandates survive legal challenges.

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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The scaling imperative for industry 4.0

McKinsey

Global Lighthouse Network organizations continue to light the way in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. To keep up, companies must now scale technologies across sites and value chains.

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How to let go

Tony Robbins

We’ve all had an ex that we can’t get out of our minds. A harmful friendship we hold on to even though it exhausts us. Or even a family member who is toxic. Why can’t we learn how to let go of someone, even when we know they’re not good for us? Holding on is […]. The post How to let go appeared first on tonyrobbins.com.

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How to Help Your Team Gain Clarity During Serious Uncertainty [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Use These 3 Questions to Help Your Gain Clarity. When So Much is Unknown. When you’re dealing with uncertainty and change , it’s easy to feel like EVERYTHING is uncertain, but that’s seldom true. Help your team differentiate what they know from what they don’t, and empower them to focus on tactical, practical next steps. Today’s Asking for a Friend will help your team gain clarity in uncertainty.

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Survey: Careers professionals and the construction industry

Adventures in Career Development

Photo by Monica Silvestre on Pexels.com. I am working with BMG Research and the Institute for Employment Studies on behalf of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) on a major new piece of research looking at careers in construction. The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) represents the construction sector and it is their job to help the industry attract talent and support skills development.

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.